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Letter to the Editor: ‘Operation Christmas Child’ Thanks Area Residents for Generosity

Letter to the Editor: ‘Operation Christmas Child’ Thanks Area Residents for Generosity

| January 21, 2020

I am writing to thank West Central Pennsylvania residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children around the world.

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Letter to the Editor: A “Villainizer” Speaks Out!

Letter to the Editor: A “Villainizer” Speaks Out!

| December 18, 2019

As one of the targets of (a recent) chicken little article about the Cranberry Twp. budget, I need to give you, the folks from Cranberry some facts.

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Stop the Hate; Make America Great Again’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Stop the Hate; Make America Great Again’

| December 1, 2019

The following letter on “Stop the Hate; Make America Great Again” was submitted to the editor:

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Martha Christena Stiers Crist

| November 20, 2019

Martha Christena Stiers Crist, 98, of Allison Park, formerly of Oil City, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, after a brief illness.

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Letter to the Editor: The Speed Kills Myth is Alive and Well in Pennsylvania

Letter to the Editor: The Speed Kills Myth is Alive and Well in Pennsylvania

| July 1, 2019

Sadly, the speed kills myth is alive and well in Pennsylvania. A real 25-state analysis was done of NHTSA data, which showed that 1.6% of crashes are caused by excessive speed. Barely above zero, then.

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Letter to the Editor: Franklin Silver Cornet Band Deemed a Local Treasure

Letter to the Editor: Franklin Silver Cornet Band Deemed a Local Treasure

| November 29, 2018

Last Friday night at the Barrow-Civic Theatre, the Franklin Silver Cornet Band performed their 40th annual Pops Concert.

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Letter to the Editor: A Labor Day Call to Action to Protect PA’s Natural Heritages

| September 3, 2018

Labor Day is a special weekend for families, where many Pennsylvanians will spend time outside visiting the state’s scenic landscapes and national parks.

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Letter to the Editor: Wolf Wants to Slash Rural School Funding

| August 2, 2018

Last month Governor Wolf announced a new education plan out of the blue, slashing funding for rural school districts and sending your tax dollars to Philadelphia and Eastern PA.

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Letter to the Editor: Farm Bureau Encourages Motorists to Travel Safely on Roadways

| April 1, 2018

The Clarion Venango Forest County Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety Week April 8-15 by encouraging county motorists to travel safely on roadways this spring and throughout the year.

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Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania Dairy Industry in Jeopardy

Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania Dairy Industry in Jeopardy

| March 22, 2018

Dairy farmers across Pennsylvania are facing financial challenges that are threatening their ability to stay in business.

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